Leaders at four security technology companies say the recent distributed-denial-of-service attacks against 10 U.S. banks highlight the need for new approaches to preventing and responding to online outages.
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As DDoS attacks on banks continue, institutions can take immediate steps to lessen the impact on customer experience and reduce fraud risks. Jason Malo of CEB TowerGroup offers insight.
When it comes to fighting DDoS attacks, institutions must understand the threats against them, says Bill Wansley of Booz Allen Hamilton. Varying attack vectors require different modes of detection and prevention.
What's missing from remarks by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and others is how the stalemate that led to the filibuster of the Cybersecurity Act could be resolved. Will the election make a difference?
The hacktivist group known as Izz ad-Din al-Qassam apparently made good on its promise to take down Capital One's online presence. So what does this latest in a series of DDoS attacks mean for other banks?
A Twitter posting by an individual claiming to be from the hacktivist collective Anonymous claimed it targeted GoDaddy on Sept. 10, but it wasn't until the following day the company determined its computers were not breached.
After a breach, some organizations meet the minimum requirements for notification and then hope for the best. The Utah Department of Health is taking a very different approach that's worthy of imitation.
Weeks, months or even years often go by before organizations discover they've been hacked, not learning of the attack until law-enforcement authorities inform them, says recently retired FBI Executive Assistant Director Shawn Henry.
Verisign Inc. may have followed the letter of the law when revealing a series of breaches in an SEC filing. But the company that assures the flow of a hefty portion of Internet traffic should have been more forthright to ease the minds of its various constituencies.
A legal dispute between a small merchant in Utah and its former payments processor has fueled a debate over contracts between merchants and acquirers. If successful, this case could spur contractual shifts that change the way card brands view liability after card breaches.